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HARRY SYLVESTER PAPERS
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Box: 7 Fold: 33 Committee of Catholics to Fight Anti-Semitism
undated

DESCRIPTION: "Statement of Purpose and Program" for the Committee of Catholics to Fight Anti-Semitism. Harry Sylvester was a co-founder.

Box: 7 Fold: 34 Democratic Party (Misc.)
1949-51

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Harry Sylvester from member of the Massachusetts Democratic State Committee. Includes chairmen John C. Carr (1951) and James H.Vahey (1949).

Box: 7 Fold: 35 Francis Sweeney Committee
1945-48

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Harry Sylvester from members of the Francis Sweeney Committee, including Isabel Currier, vice chairman.

Box: 7 Fold: 35.1 Guggenheim Memorial Foundation
1948

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence and application for a fellowship from the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, submitted by Harry Sylvester for funding of his novel, "A Golden Girl."

Box: 7 Fold: 35.2 Knights of Columbus
1973

DESCRIPTION: Copies of 2 typed letters from Harry Sylvester to Howard Bray, director, Fund for Investigative Reporting, re a proposal for investigative report on the influence of the Knights of Columbus on the internal security system of the U.S. government. Includes xerox of article: "McManus v. the Knights of Columbus," by Paul Good, re Robert McManus.

Box: 7 Fold: 35.3 National Conference of Christians & Jews, Inc.
1949

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Harry Sylvester from members of the National Conference of Christians & Jews, Inc.:

TLS from John Farrar, chairman (dated 1/12/1949), and TLS from Edward J. Heffron, director of media relations.

Box: 7 Fold: 35.4 National Catholic Welfare Conference
1949

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Harry Sylvester re participation in the International Exhibition of the Holy Year in Rome, 1950.

Box: 7 Fold: 35.5 P.E.N.
1973-75

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Harry Sylvester from Kirsten Michalski, executive secretary, P.E.N. American Center.

Box: 7 Fold: 36 Religious Society of Friends - Correspondence
1955-78

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Harry Sylvester from members of the Religious Society of Friends (a Quaker organization). Includes financial statements for 1960 and Sylvester's certificate of membership (1955).

Box: 7 Fold: 37 Religious Society of Friends - William Gerber Corres.
1984-88

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Harry Sylvester from friend and fellow member of the Quaker group, the Religious Society of Friends.

Box: 7 Fold: 38 Religious Society of Friends - Journals
1968-77

DESCRIPTION: Typed loose-leaf journal notes taken by Harry Sylvester (and possibly his wife Janet) of meetings of the Religious Society of friends.

Box: 7 Fold: 39 Religious Society of Friends - Journals
1977-87

DESCRIPTION: Typed loose-leaf journal notes taken by Harry Sylvester (and possibly his wife Janet) of meetings of the Religious Society of Friends.

Box: 7 Fold: 40 Religious Society of Friends - Paper: "The Fourth Way"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by Harry Sylvester relating to the Religious Society of Friends. Entitled, "The Fourth Way."

Box: 7 Fold: 41 Religious Society of Friends - Paper: "Outward Indications..."
November 17, 1963

DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by Harry Sylvester relating to the Religious Society of Friends. Entitled, "The Outward Indications of the Testimony."

Box: 7 Fold: 42 Religious Society of Friends - Paper: "Understanding"
undated

DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript by Harry Sylvester relating to the Religious Society of Friends. Entitled, "Understanding."

Box: 7 Fold: 43 Religious Society of Friends - Notes on Dreams
1968-1986

DESCRIPTION: Typed manuscript notes by Harry Sylvester relating to his dreams and Quaker beliefs.

Box: 7 Fold: 44 Religious Society of Friends - Miscellaneous
c.1975-87

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous typed items (handouts) relating to meetings and work of the Religious Society of Friends.

Box: 7 Fold: 45 Religious Society of Friends - Printed Items (misc.)
c.1967-80

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous printed items relating to the interests of the Religious Society of Friends.

Box: 7 Fold: 46 Organizations (Miscellaneous)
1947-72

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Harry Sylvester from various organizations, including, the Catholic Youth Organization, the Players, and the Theosophical Society in America.

Box: 7 Fold: 47 Harry Sylvester - Biographical Information
undated

DESCRIPTION: Copies of printed biographical sketches on Harry Sylvester.

Box: 7 Fold: 48 Harry Sylvester - Biographical Information
undated

DESCRIPTION: Copies of printed biographical information on Harry Sylvester.

Box: 7 Fold: 49 Business File (Miscellaneous Personal)
1948-63

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous correspondence to Harry Sylvester relating to personal business matters including voter registration, purchases, travel insurance.

Box: 7 Fold: 50 Military Service Records
1942-50

DESCRIPTION: Military service records for Harry Sylvester from the U.S. Navy Department for years 1942-44.

Box: 7 Fold: 51 CIA
1950

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence to Harry Sylvester re application for employment with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).

Box: 7 Fold: 52 FBI
1950-58

DESCRIPTION: Application for employment with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), submitted by Harry Sylvester.

Box: 7 Fold: 53 U.S. Information Agency
1950-71

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence, application and contract re Harry Sylvester's employment with the U.S. Information Agency (1951-71).

Box: 7 Fold: 54 Harry Sylvester - Birth Certificate
Date of report: January 25, 1908

DESCRIPTION: Copy of birth certificate for Harry Sylvester.

Box: 7 Fold: 55 Harry Sylvester - Passports
1945-79

DESCRIPTION: U.S. passports belonging to Harry Sylvester (total 4 passports).

Box: 7 Fold: 56 Sylvester Family - Passport documentation
1947-48

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence and notice regarding passport documentation for the Sylvester family.

Box: 7 Fold: 57 Harry Sylvester - Will
January 1947

DESCRIPTION: Typed draft of will for Harry Sylvester. Unsigned, dated January 1947.

Box: 7 Fold: 58 Harry Sylvester - U.S. Coast Guard Certificates
September 30, 1945

DESCRIPTION: Certificate of disenrollment as temporary member of the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve, issued to Harry Sylvester. Enrolled from 5/19/1943 through 9/30/1945.

Box: 7 Fold: 59 Photographs - Harry Sylvester
undated

DESCRIPTION: 11 b/w photographs, 1 color photograph, 4 negatives of Harry Sylvester.

Box: 7 Fold: 60 Photographs - Harry Sylvester
1946

DESCRIPTION: 2 b/w photographs of Harry Sylvester with unidentified group.

Box: 7 Fold: 61 Photographs - Harry Sylvester
undated

DESCRIPTION: 1 b/w photograph of Harry Sylvester with unidentified group, probably in Latin America.

Box: 7 Fold: 62 Photographs - Rita Sylvester and children
c.1945

DESCRIPTION: Negative for a passport photograph taken of Rita Sylvester and children, Joan, John and Anne Sylvester.

Box: 7 Fold: 63 Printed item re D.H. Lawrence
August 1933

DESCRIPTION: Clipping of published paper by M.D. Petre, entitled, "Some Reflections on D.H. Lawrence from the Catholic Point of View." Autograph note: "The Adelphi, August 1933."

Box: 7 Fold: 64 Printed item re Daniel Lord, S.J.
Ocotber 19, 1940

DESCRIPTION: Clipping of article by Westbrook Pegler, entitled, "Fair Enough," which quotes a letter to the editor of the Jesuit paper, "The Queen's Work," by Daniel Lord, S.J. Pegler's reprint appeared in the New York World-Telegram (October 19, 1940).

Box: 7 Fold: 65 Typescript item re Allen Tate
undated

DESCRIPTION: Undated typescript of quotation from Allen Tate's "The Fathers."

Box: 7 Fold: 66 Printed item by Raymond L. Wise
Fall 1969

DESCRIPTION: Offprint of paper by Raymond L. Wise, entitled, "The Right to Dissent: A Judicial Commentary." Reprinted from Suffolk University Law Review, volume IV, number I, Fall 1969.

Box: 7 Fold: 67 Harry Sylvester - Newsclippings
c.1950-86

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper and journal clippings regarding Harry Sylvester. Includes xerox copy of excerpts from a book of selected letters of Ernest Hemingway. The excerpts include letters from Hemingway to Sylvester. The book is probably, "Ernest Hemingway, Selected Letters, 1917-1961," edited by Carlos Baker (New York: Scribner, 1981).

Box: 7 Fold: 68 Sylvester Family - Newsclippings
March 6, 1958

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clipping featuring Joan Sylvester, daughter of Harry Sylvester. Ms. Sylvester was being honored for her work as chairman of the Junior Village Committee of Wilson High School.

Box: 7 Fold: 69 Hart Family - Newsclippings
1957

DESCRIPTION: Newspaper clippings concerning Dr. Hornell Hart and daughters, Dr. Beatrice Kuhn, Mrs. Barbara Fogle, and Mrs. Janet Sylvester (wife of writer Harry Sylvester).

Box: 7 Fold: 70 Maps - Maryland
undated

DESCRIPTION: 2 maps of Southern Maryland and the Northern Neck of Virginia (undated).

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